The sales outlet at Bent's Old Fort is managed by Western National Parks Association, a non-profit association with sales areas at 52 National Park units. Money from WNPA goes towards purchasing pamphlets, brochures, materials and supplies for the interpretive program.
Bent's Old Fort Historical Association is a long-standing supporter of the living history programs. Membership is available to help generate programs and fundraising events to promote the park's programs. Contact them by writing: Bent's Old Fort Historical Association, 1031 Adams Dr., Colorado Springs, CO 80904
Did You Know?
The trade room at Bent’s Fort was stocked with items from around the world. There were glass beads from Italy, trade guns from England and Belgium, blankets and fabric from England, brass hawk bells from France, silver jewelry from Germany and vermillion from China.